Within Reach Adopts a Family for the Holidays!

Dear Within Reach Families and community, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Within Reach is going to adopt-a-family for the holidays again this year!  They are a local family that live in Mission Viejo who need extra help this holiday season.  They have a daughter (age 1), a son (age 7) and a another daughter (age 5).This program is organized through South County Outreach, and they help over 400 families during the holiday season (plus assistance year-round for needy families).
South Orange County Outreach

Within Reach is going to provide this family with a holiday basket for their meal and presents.
I know everyone is conserving money this season, but if you would like to make a small contribution to the basket, I would greatly appreciate it.This is a simple and easy way to help a family in need this holiday season 🙂 We are looking for the following items by Wed. 12/21, so I have time to wrap everything:

Wishlist from the family:She said they would be grateful for anything, but when I pressed, these are some things she thought the kids would like and need:Daughter age 1:Baby dolls, stuffed animals. Winter clothes pants, sweatshirts, socks, etc. Shoes size 5.

Son age 7-Disney: Phineas and Ferb, Legos, Cars, Marbles, winter clothes: pants/jeans (size 7/8), sweatshirts, shoes (size 1)

Daughter age 5-Tinkerbell and Princess stuff, play makeup, Stuffed animals, anything with art, inter clothes like sweaters (size M) and pants/jeans (size 5), shoes (size 10).

Mom-She was so excited that she might get something too! She thought it was just for the kids. She said when she could afford to shop, she liked Charlotte Russe. She needs some warmer clothes and jeans (size 0). She loves fashion jewelry too.

Family Stuff: blankets, family movies, board games.

Gift Card Ideas: Grocery stores, Target, Walmart, gas cards, Honeybaked Ham, Old Navy, etc.

Other Holiday Gift ideas:

sporting goods
Radio or CD player
bath items
electronic games
nice bath towelsPlease do not send cash or checks.

I am grateful for everything, especially at this time. That is why, I  would love to help another family! I wish you and your family a truly wonderful holiday season!

Nov 30, 2011 | Category: Exciting events, Great news | Comments: none


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